1. For the past year, Google Street View cars roaming Indianapolis, Boston and New York’s Staten Island have captured more than just images. With the help of a CSU team led by Professor Joe von Fischer, the vehicles also measured where and how much methane is leaking from underground pipelines that deliver natural gas to those cities.
2. The USDA has announced Colorado as the recipient of a $250,000 grant to promote the development of innovative wood-to-energy projects in the state. Photo by Dan Bihn.
3. Nine policymakers and farmers recently traveled from Pakistan to Fort Collins to take part in a 12-day tour of Colorado focused on water management techniques for farms. The group visited areas of Colorado with similar topographical and climatic conditions to certain areas in Pakistan.
4. Robin Reid of CSU was 1 of 3 to receive the 2014 Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award for her career of in advancing international education at public and land-grant institutions. For the past 27 years, Reid has led education, research and outreach projects in the dry lands of Africa, Asia and North America. Her current work focuses on how to transform international higher education to be more inclusive of under-represented groups and more useful for local problem solving.
5. Bikram yoga, a type of “hot yoga,” has beneficial effects on fitness, according to researchers at CSU.